AHGS Receives Donation from North Carolina Society of Historians!

Representatives of the Alleghany Historical-Genealogical Society traveled to Hickory, NC Saturday, October 11, 2008 to receive the Paul Green Multimedia Award from North Carolina Society of Historians for their memorial cookbook, “Recipes that Raised Us.”

At the annual event, NCSH presented awards in several historical and genealogical categories relating to local, regional or statewide people, places or events: History Books, Publishers, Multimedia, Journal, Newsletter, Society, Religious History Books, Newspaper & Magazine Articles, Family History Books, Historical Fiction, and Museums. The multimedia category takes in historical plays, videos, oral histories, poetry, music, websites, brochures, pamphlets, demonstrations, etc. A Presidents Award was given to the President’s personal choice of all entries that won by the unanimous decision of a distinguished panel of judges. Only one prestigious Historian of the Year award was presented this year.

The North Carolina Society of Historians was established in 1941 for the purpose of collecting, preserving and perpetuating North Carolina’s rich history; and for recognizing those persons who fulfill the society’s objectives.

As an added bonus, the NCSH chose our organization to receive their entire 2008 collection of award winning North Carolina historical books!

Mrs. Sherrill traveled to Sparta on February 12 to present the collection at our Sesquicentennial Kickoff. The collection consists of the best of the best in NC history, 59 award winning books and 39 editions of newsletters and journals.

(Editor: We are proud to accept them, and we thank the NCSH for a great addition to our public library, where everyone can enjoy them!)
Books Received:

MULTIMEDIA:
Recipes That Raised Us (Historical Recipe Book)
Alleghany County Historical-Genealogical Society, Inc., Sparta, NC
The Way I Remember It … Reminiscences of Carteret County, NC, During the World War II Era (DVD)
Neal Wilfong, Cleveland, NC
A Tribute to the Veterans of the Bethesda Presbyterian Church, 1847-2007 (Pamphlet)
Morehead Elementary School Students, Morehead City, NC
Founder’s Day (Pamphlet)
Neal Wilfong, Cleveland, NC
North Carolina Antique Town: Selma (Poem)
Helene Treadway, Erwin, NC
The Prince of Dark Comers (DVD)
Gary Carden, Sylva, NC
The Lee County 2007 Centennial Calendar of Events (Event Book)
Lynn Veach Sadler, Sanford, NC
The Lee County 2007 Centennial Historical Calender (Calendar)
Lynn Veach Sadler, Sanford, NC
11th Annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium (Symposium Info)
Robert F. Hoke Chapter No. 78, UDC, Salisbury, NC
The Battle of Cowan’s Ford & the Battle of Weitzel’s Mill (Living History)
John Misenheimer & Tim Berly, Charlotte, NC
Fill In Your Family Tree (Pamphlet)
Patrick Beaver Memorial Library, Hickory, NC, Janey Deal
My Old Gray Coat – Mountainhome Musing (Poetry/Memory Book)
Joe Shannon, Boone, NC
The NC Imagination Box (book of ideas geared toward teaching history to school children)
Lynn Salsi, Greensboro, NC

HISTORY BOOKS:
Postcard History Series: Carteret County
Linda Sadler & Kevin Jenkins, Beaufort/Raleigh, NC
Images of America: Building the Blue Ridge Parkway
Karen J. Hall & FRIENDS of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., Colfax, NC
They Won’t Hang A Woman
Maxine McCall, Drexel, NC
The Linville Gorge Hiker’s Guide
Allen T. Hyde, Newland, NC
A Place To Play, Glory Days of Baseball in Angier, NC
Webster Lupton, Fayetteville, NC
Images of America: Greensboro’s Confederate Soldiers
Carol Moore, McLeansville, NC
The Campus History Series: North Carolina State University
Lynn Salsi & Burke Salsi, Jr., Greensboro, NC
Then & Now Series: Greensboro
Lynn Salsi, Greensboro, NC
Images of America: Blowing Rock
Donna Akers Warmuth, Boone, NC
Images of America: Boone
Donna Akers Warmuth, Boone, NC
Postcard History Series: New Bern
Vina Hutchinson Farmer, Manassas, VA
Wrightsville Beach – The Luminous Island
Ray McAllister, Richmond, VA
Remembering North Carolina Confederates
Michael C. Hardy, Crossnore, NC
Remembering Avery County – Old Tales from North Carolina’s Youngest County
Michael C. Hardy, Crossnore, NC
Burke County, North Carolina.,. Historic Tales from the Gateway to the Blue Ridge
Larry R. Clark, Morganton, NC
The Civil War Ends – Greensboro, April 1865
Bradley R. Foley & Adrian L. Whicker, Thomasville & Rural Hall, NC
Mountain Myth – Unionism in Western North Carolina
Terrell T. Garren, Mills River, NC
Wisdom Cometh With Age
Barbara Case Summerlin, Mount Airy, NC
Grave Sights of Cabarrus County, NC, Book 8 and 9
Bernard W. Cruse, Jr., Concord, NC
Cabarrus County Tax Assessments 1860 and 1863
Bernard W. Cruse, Jr., Concord, NC
Cabarrus County, North Carolina, 1890 Tax Scroll
Kathryn L. Bridges, Bernard W. Cruse, Jr., Larry W. Hayer, Rock Hill, SC/Concord/Kannapolis
The First of Patriots and Best of Men: Richard Caswell in Public Life
Clayton Brown Alexander & W. Keats Sparrow, Kinston, NC
Strike & Stay – The Story of the Plott Hound
Bob Plott, Statesville, NC
Through the Eyes of Soldiers: The Battle of Wyse Fork, Kinston, NC, March 7-10, 1865
Tom J. Edwards & William K. Rowland, Kinston, NC
Dwelling in Beulah Land – A Celebration of Rural Church Life
Robin Spencer Lattimore, Rutherfordton, NC
Hominy Valley, The Golden Years
.J. L. Mashburn, Enka, NC
The Hotels & Boarding Houses of Moore County, NC, 1870-1950
Lawrence Koster, Whispering Pines, NC
Magic on the Mountain, Appalachian State’s Amazing Journey to the 2005 NCAA IAA Football Championship
David Coulson, Hatboro, PA
Post Cards of Historic Blowing Rock, Vol. 2
Blowing Rock Historical Society, Blowing Rock, NC
Memories of a Concord School Boy
Harold Cleveland Jenkins, Concord, NC
Haywood County, NC, Marriage Records, 1808-1903
Brenda Messer & Wayne A. Shaw, Morganton, NC/TN
Haywood County, NC, Marriage Records, 1904-1936
Brenda Messer & Wayne A. Shaw, Morganton, NC/TN
Death Notices, Memorials & Obituaries from The Bethesda Beacon
Neal D. Wilfong, Cleveland, NC
Columbia on the Scuppernong – Historic Homes and the Stories They Tell
Marimar McNaughton & Fiona King Finch, Wilmington/ (Scotland)
Snapshots of World War II
Ruth Wike Rufty, Taylorsville, NC
My Dad, the Folk Potter
Blaka Y. Abee, Connelly Springs, NC

FAMILY HISTORY BOOKS:
Coming Home to my Country Heart
AlexSandra Lett, Sanford, NC
Timeless Recipes & Remedies
AlexSandra Lett, Sanford, NC
The Fulchers of Carteret County, NC
Doily Fulcher, Morehead City, NC
Fountains of Edgecombe County From 1745 and Their Genealogy
Ben Fountain & Martha Ann Fountain Johnson, Cary, NC
Swinks of Burke, Catawba, Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, McDowell, Mecklenburg and Rutherford Counties of North Carolina, 1738-2000, Volumes One & Two
Mary Louise Swink Harmon, Columbia, SC
Some Descendants of Wendel Miller, 1724-1805, Born in Germany, Died in Rowan County, NC, Revolutionary War Patriot, Volumes 1 through 4
Bernard W. Cruse, Jr., Concord, NC
The William Robert Sherrill & Mary Mabel Cowan Sherrill Family with Allie Lines of Allman, Conner, Love
Frank Moody Crawford, Jr., William Crawford, Ann Melton, Mary Lowder, Nancy Wilson,Waynesville, NC

HISTORICAL FICTION
Young Ray Hicks Learns the Jack Tales
Lynn Salsi, Greensboro, NC

MUSEUM
1726 Ward-Hancock House Museum (Binder)
Virginia & John Costlow, Beaufort, NC

JOURNALS & NEWSLETTERS:
Carolina Trees and Branches (4 Editions)
Teresa Ferguson, Editor; Family Research Society of Northeastern NC, Inc., Elizabeth City, NC
The Researcher (2 Editions)
Stephen Goodwin, Editor; Carteret County Historical Society/the History Place, Morehead City, NC
Journal of Burke County Genealogical Society (4 Editions)
Phillip Heavner, Editor; Burke County Genealogical Society, Morganton, NC
Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society Quarterly (4 Editions)
Ellen Poteet& Mary Utting, Co-Editors; Olde Mecklenburg Genealogical Society, Charlotte, NC
Footnotes (5 Editions)
Lynn Veach Sadler, Editor; Duplin County Historical Society, Kenansville, NC
The History Place Newsletter (5 Editions)
Cindi B. Hamilton, Editor; Carteret County Historical Society, Inc., Morehead City, NC
Jones-Austin Family Newsletter (7 Editions)
Linda Sadler, Editor, Beaufort, NC
The Prison Exchange (4 Editions)
Edison C. Curtis, Editor, Salisbury Confederate Prison Association, Inc., Salisbury, NC
Heritage Trail (4 Editions)
Jacqueline R. Boykin, Editor; Heritage Genealogical Society, Kinston, NC

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